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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-13-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
My target is a foam target. Itís turned sideways...

My target is a foam target. Itís turned sideways so itís hard to tell. I didnít think about a bag target affecting arrow angle but it makes sense.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,347
Posted By highspeed
Such great news to hear! Prayer sent for a full...

Such great news to hear! Prayer sent for a full and speedy recovery!!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-10-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
I’m going to try the Max Hunter release again....

I’m going to try the Max Hunter release again. I’ve noticed that I need to move my peep up a little because my anchor point has changed. I’m going to have that done tomorrow and see how it does.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-07-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
It just didnít feel comfortable because I had to...

It just didnít feel comfortable because I had to change my anchor point. I havenít gave it an honest chance to be honest with you. Shot maybe a dozen arrows with it at most.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-07-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Found a video on YouTube on how to adjust yoke...

Found a video on YouTube on how to adjust yoke twist without a press. Twisted my left side and untwisted my right and Iíve just about got it!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-07-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
My cam and idler look good. I think I have to...

My cam and idler look good. I think I have to twist my left yoke and untwist my right
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-06-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Mathews Drenalin, 28” draw length, 62 lb draw...

Mathews Drenalin, 28” draw length, 62 lb draw weight, Gold Tip Hunter XT 300’s w/ 100 grain weights & 100 grain field tip, 29” carbon to carbon.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-05-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Iíve got a lighter spine arrow that Iím going to...

Iíve got a lighter spine arrow that Iím going to try first. If that doesnít fix it, then Iím going to adjust the yoke.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-05-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Well...looks like I need to take it to a shop....

Well...looks like I need to take it to a shop. Can’t get the left tear out of it. Got the D-loop centered so it’s just a left tear now.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-05-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Iíve moved the rest to the left. I got a little...

Iíve moved the rest to the left. I got a little more to move it but it started raining. Iíll adjust the D-loop when I get the rest aligned. So far the rest adjustment has worked great in getting the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-05-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
I finally got around to paper tuning my bow and...

I finally got around to paper tuning my bow and my rest was like 1/8Ē off. I almost got it tuned but it started raining. Good thing too because these poor ole mosquitoes were getting parched from not...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-05-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
I am using my first knuckle and my strap is snug,...

I am using my first knuckle and my strap is snug, but not tight on my wrist. The anchor point is what threw me off with the thumb release but I will admit that I didnít practice with it enough to...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-04-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
I've tried a thumb release but I need to adjust...

I've tried a thumb release but I need to adjust my draw. Didn't feel comfortable to me. I get great groups with this Tru-Fire but I think its wore out.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-04-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
I was fiddling with it some this morning thinking...

I was fiddling with it some this morning thinking that maybe it needed to be cleaned, but I actually got it to do it a couple of times with just pressure from my finger.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-04-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
It doesn't go off unexpectedly at full draw...

It doesn't go off unexpectedly at full draw (thank goodness). It goes off about 1/4 draw with no fingers near the trigger. I have adjusted the trigger pull and in doing so, I've come to the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-03-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By highspeed
What finger release are yíall using?

Iíve now had 3 accidental discharges with my Trufire Hardcore and Iím going to go with something else. Let me know what youíre using and what you like or donít like about it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,281
Posted By highspeed
I thought you were listing reasons NOT to go to...

I thought you were listing reasons NOT to go to Iowa??? :)

I've been to Iowa once and it was enough to kick around the idea of moving there. I stayed in Dubuque and travelled down to Bellevue for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,024
Posted By highspeed
Put a Cali lift on your truck Put your wife...

Put a Cali lift on your truck

Put your wife back there to hold it in place.

Buy a 40’ 5th wheel and put it in there
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-19-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
I just sent you a PM.

I just sent you a PM.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-19-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Ok. Thanks for the input. I got to thinking and a...

Ok. Thanks for the input. I got to thinking and a while back I was trying out some heavy arrow setups and I had to move the rest up about 1/32Ē to get the broad heads to hit with the field tips. Iíll...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-19-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Do I chase the nock with the rest and move it...

Do I chase the nock with the rest and move it down a hair to fix this?
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-19-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
This is at 15 yards.

This is at 15 yards.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-19-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Ok. I was thinking that they should both be at...

Ok. I was thinking that they should both be at the same angle. The POI are the same between the fletched and bare shafts. The arrows were touching and I almost had a Robin Hood they were so close....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-18-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By highspeed
Bare shaft tuning question

I was shooting inside a closed warehouse so wind wasnít an issue, but does it matter what the impact angle is of the arrows? I shot 2 fletched and 2 bare and the angles of the fletched arrows were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,101
Posted By highspeed
Great news! Glad he was found safe!!

Great news! Glad he was found safe!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 16,253
Posted By highspeed
Prayer sent for a full and speedy recovery

Prayer sent for a full and speedy recovery
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-14-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,385
Posted By highspeed
Thanks. Itís from ďIn Harms WayĒ which is about...

Thanks. Itís from ďIn Harms WayĒ which is about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By highspeed
Still ready to hunt! Good find

Still ready to hunt! Good find
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-13-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,385
Posted By highspeed
Couple of pens I made for my family members. The...

Couple of pens I made for my family members. The bolt action is from a mesquite limb I cut my self here in Matagorda county
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By highspeed
Sorry to hear this.

Sorry to hear this.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,441
Posted By highspeed
Prayer sent for a full and speedy recovery!

Prayer sent for a full and speedy recovery!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,095
Posted By highspeed
So sad. Prayer sent

So sad. Prayer sent
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By highspeed
Thanks guys. She didn’t have a bad bone in her...

Thanks guys. She didn’t have a bad bone in her body. The only harm she would ever do is lick someone to death. Couldn’t get her to quit. She wouldn’t jump on you. Wouldn’t get into the trash or tear...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By highspeed
I like how his office chair has a seatbelt.

I like how his office chair has a seatbelt.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By highspeed
Thanks fellas. Its been a rough day, especially...

Thanks fellas. Its been a rough day, especially for my kiddos.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,855
Posted By highspeed
Prayer sent for your wife for a full and speedy...

Prayer sent for your wife for a full and speedy recovery. Hope you find your pup.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By highspeed
Had to say goodbye for now

I had to make the tough call to put my lab/mix, Lola down today. She had congestive heart failure and the pills quit working on keeping the fluid off. She had a fainting spell Tuesday when we were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,156
Posted By highspeed
Sorry for your loss. Not a family member but...

Sorry for your loss. Not a family member but once had a friend tell me he had a 3' (not 3") flying fish jump in the boat offhsore and it wasn't squishy like the others he stepped on. I was crunchy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By highspeed
I pressed one once and they asked me what kind of...

I pressed one once and they asked me what kind of car I drive. I said "I don't have a car, but what kinda insurance you got for a classic 3 wheeled Schwinn?"
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-02-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By highspeed
The guys name is Jackson and he owns...

The guys name is Jackson and he owns preservationpens.com

He gets all kinds of cools stuff like wood from the old Norte Dame Stadium to old Army barracks.

Heading up to Rockler sometime this...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-01-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By highspeed
Iíll have to go back and see if I kept this guys...

Iíll have to go back and see if I kept this guys info but I was tooling around the internet and found a guy that made a pen from this tree. I contacted him to see if had anymore blanks or any info...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-30-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By highspeed
One of a kind pen blank

Get busy liviní or get busy dyiní

Itís from the tree in Shawshank Redemption where Red goes to dig up the box on his way to see his friend, Andy, in Zihuatanejo. Iíve been sitting on this for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By highspeed
Fitting' song for SE Texas from Mr. Marchman ...

Fitting' song for SE Texas from Mr. Marchman

South Texas Rain - YouTube
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By highspeed
Can't go wrong with Houston Marchman

Can't go wrong with Houston Marchman
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By highspeed
One of my favorite George Jones' in honor of the...

One of my favorite George Jones' in honor of the thread that got started

Window Up Above - George Jones - YouTube
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By highspeed
Gettin' By - Jerry Jeff Walker - YouTube

Gettin' By - Jerry Jeff Walker - YouTube
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By highspeed
Fridee Night Jukebox

I’ll get this party started. In a country mood this evening.

Luke **** - Polyester (feat. Miranda Lambert) - YouTube

Miranda Lambert - Tequila Does (Live) - YouTube

Dwight Yoakam - Turn It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,407
Posted By highspeed
I agree with you about bow companies changing...

I agree with you about bow companies changing things up so quick that itís hard for a certain model to obtain iconic status but Iíve got to disagree with you somewhat about the No. 1. When one gets...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,353
Posted By highspeed
I just don’t understand people who blatantly...

I just don’t understand people who blatantly treat people like **** for their own benefit. That would make me wanna JB Weld some feeder lids shut. I couldn’t do it, but I’d sure want to!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,587
Posted By highspeed
Thanks!;)b

Thanks!;)b
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